Place: Dacia Arena. Udine
Date: on the 06th of December, 2018 (Thursday)
Match start: 04:30 (GMT+1)
Tournament: France. Ligue 1
Anaheim regained its great form and in the five away match series won four times. At last Ducks began to score steadily as they have managed to throw 16 times in frames of the last away session.
At home the team of Ryan Getzlaf is playing very reliably, it has won over Nashville (2:1, OT), Columbus (3:2, OT) and other strong teams. Now Ducks are on rise after the victory over Washington with the score 6:5.
John Gibson has played 23 games in the starting line up. He missed 56 pucks, having stoned 92.7% of shots.
Chicago continues to show the weak game, first of all in the defense. Blackhawks have suffered four failures in a row and Jonathan Toews’s team has suffered six defeats in seven last games.
The Hawks are very weak in away matches as they have won only against Florida (4:3, OT) in ten last meetings. On average for the away game Chicago misses more than four goals.
Corey Crawford has spent 17 matches. He misses 3.17 pucks for one game and stones 90.3% of shots.
Statistics and head-to- heads
Chicago misses more than four pucks on average for one game.
Anaheim has won four last meetings.
Anaheim won two last home matches against Chicago.
Ducks have won four out of seven last matches on home ice.
Bookmaker coefficients on the match Anaheim Ducks vs Chicago Blackhawks
Anaheim Ducks to win – odds 2.08;
Draw – 4.2;
Chicago Blackhawks to win – odds 3.08.
Anaheim is not only in the mad form but the players are also well-prepared psychologically.
The team from California plays reliably at home that can’t be told about the Hawks who the second season in a row look really awfully.
We consider that the hosts will gain two points.